Growth forecast reduces to ‘tepid’

It has cut its UK growth forecast from 1.6 to 1.4 per cent for the year, which would leave the country suffering from its weakest growth since 2012. The think tank also trimmed its 2019 gross domestic product growth prediction, from 1.7 per cent to 1.6 per cent. Among the other factors that convinced the ITEM Club to alter its summer forecast were More...

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By admin On Saturday, July 14th, 2018
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Value chain books its expansion with float

The value books, gifts and toys chain, which operates from 447 stores, is defying wider retail gloom and sees up to 1,000 potential locations across the UK and Ireland. Chief executive Kevin Keaney, who has More...

By admin On Friday, July 13th, 2018
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Bitcoin price latest: Believer to BET $1.2billion that BTC will TOPPLE Warren Buffett

The unknown investor has asked for a $1.2billion (£900 million) with Berkshire Hathaway that the price of a bitcoin will top the notorious crypto sceptic’s share price by 2023. Tom Waterhouse (@tomwaterhouse) More...

By admin On Thursday, July 12th, 2018
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Bitcoin price LIVE: BTC slumps AGAIN – prices expected to 'die' at $43, says expert

GETTY Bitcoin price LIVE: BTC to ‘die’ 8.00am MORNING HEADLINES Good morning, and welcome to our rolling coverage of all things cryptocurrency, including price, regulation, innovation More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 11th, 2018
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Bitcoin is BEST BET for crypto investors, but UK savings expert warns 'don’t go near them'

Bitcoin, the world’s leading cryptocurrency by market capitalisation, multiplied more than 13 times in price in 2017, but crashed from over $19,000 in December to $6,360 today at time of press. With bitcoin More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018
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Has CHINA burst the bitcoin BUBBLE? Trading in RMB drops from 90% to 1%

China’s central bank has confirmed that the buying and selling of bitcoin in RMB has fallen from a peak of 90 percent of the world’s total to less than 1 percent since September 2017. Experts in China fear More...

By admin On Monday, July 9th, 2018
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British fashion manufacturer calls for major reform of the Apprenticeship Levy

Luxury fashion brand David Nieper, one of the few still making in the UK, was one of those. But its managing director Christopher Nieper says for his firm the levy has turned out to be a tax on jobs and is failing More...

By admin On Sunday, July 8th, 2018
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Sorrell fights WPP for his £20m bonus

Last week WPP sent a letter to Sorrell accusing him of breaching his contract and said that it would block payment of £20 million of shares that it allowed him to keep when he left the firm.  The letter claims More...

By admin On Saturday, July 7th, 2018
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Airport power fight up in air

But the company announced that votes were still being counted and a verdict would not be delivered on Friday. Tensions have built over the past few months at the £810million mini-conglomerate, a biomass supplier More...

By admin On Friday, July 6th, 2018
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Cryptocurrency price RISE: Bitcoin, Ripple and Ethereum look to China for price 'push'

Bitcoin’s highest point this week of $6,710 is 13 percent up on its lowest point of $5,858 and optimism is very much in the air with ethereum recovering from a low of $412 to hit a high of $482 a 14 percent More...